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Coach Trips to Blackpool in 2017 with Stanley Travell Illuminations with Stanley Travel in 2016
24th April 2017

Blackpool remains one of Britain’s favourite seaside destinations and there’s something for everyone all year round, which is why we’ve organised a number of visits for the year ahead. There is no need to explain all that’s great and good about Blackpool, but here’s a quick rundown to get you in the seaside spirit, before Read More

Visit South Lakes Safari Zoo on April 29th 2017
17th April 2017

South Lakes Safari Zoo is Europe’s premier safari experience on foot – enjoy it all with Stanley Travel on April 29th 2017. Walk freely amongst many of the animals, hand feed penguins, giraffes, kangaroos and lemurs. Get close to rhinos, tigers, bears, primates and vultures. This really is an opportunity for all of the family Read More

Visit the Harrogate Flower Show on Saturday 22nd April 2017
10th April 2017

We’re taking you to see the Harrogate Flower Show, regarded as one of the best of its kind in the country, at the Great Yorkshire Showground. The flower show has already announced that its theme for spring 2017 is HortCouture, offering a celebration of style in the home, the garden and even the wardrobe. Get Read More

Visit Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere on April 17th
3rd April 2017

Spend the Bank Holiday with us in the Lake District, enjoying the beauty of the market town of Keswick and the lakeside village of Bowness-on-Windermere. Easter Monday is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Lake District and Cumbria. We’re taking you on a day trip that includes free time to explore Read More

Visit Whitby on Good Friday – Perfect for Fish & Chips!
27th March 2017

Visit Whitby with Stanley Travel and enjoy the perfect excuse for fish and chips. We’re taking you to see the 13th century Whitby Abbey as well as enjoy the culture of Captain James Cook’s hometown. Whether you’re a fan of history and would love to find out about Whitby’s infamous links to Bram Stoker’s Dracula Read More

Enjoy a tour of Northumberland and Country Pub Meal on April 8th 2017
20th March 2017

You’re invited to join us on our ‘mystery tour’ of Northumberland on April 8th, complete with various stops in the beautiful county of Northumberland and a country pub meal to finish. If you’re looking for a trip with a bit of a difference, this mystery trip might be perfect for you! In previous years we’ve Read More

Visit Bury Market with Stanley Travel on April 1st 2017
13th March 2017

Bury’s award winning market is a great day out for all ages and interests, with a variety of stalls on offer.  We’re visiting Britain’s Market of the Year 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015 on April 1st 2017. The market also holds a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 award. Manchester Evening News also ranked the market Read More

6th March 2017

Give mum – or your wife, or even your daughter – an enjoyable day out at Richmond, Reeth and Aysgarth Falls on Sunday 26th March 2017 (Mother’s Day). Visit the historic Yorkshire Dales market town of Richmond, with its Norman Castle and Georgian architecture. From then it’s onto the quaint village of Reeth for a Read More

Why not visit Leeds with Stanley Travel?
27th February 2017

Leeds Market is the largest covered market in Europe, with more than 800 stalls set out in a Grade I listed building. We’re visiting on March 11th 2017, so you can enjoy Leeds, and all of its shopping delights, to your heart’s content! Whether you’re looking for a spot of window shopping or some heavy Read More

6th February 2017

We all know how ‘painful’ commuting can seem, especially when it seems like it’s a never-ending, increasingly large part of your working day, but there are ways to improve it… Whether you’re hoping to make the time more productive, catch up on some ZZZs or generally make the experience more pleasant, here are our top Read More

The Great North/South Transport Divide
23rd January 2017

Figures reveal that the UK Government spends six times more per person on transport in London than the North. As Northerners, there’s somewhat of a given right for us to have a ‘bee in our bonnet’ about various North/South divide issues, but you may be surprised about the extent of the divide when it comes Read More

19th December 2016

Have you got behind the wheel when you were sad? Maybe you were angry and thought a ride around the block would cool you down? A recent Virginia Tech study found that emotional drivers are nearly ten times more likely to crash [Source]. Safe driving comes from a good mental state; so the worries of Read More